Ralph Northam

Virginia launches first statewide contact tracing app using Apple-Google platform

by • 3 months ago

The Covidwise app, which runs on the tech giants' Bluetooth-based API, is being made available to all Virginia residents, Gov. Ralph Northam said.

Virginia boosts funding for internet-connected public safety radio

by • 1 year ago

A radio system that connects first responders across jurisdictions during emergencies has secured $6.5 million in new funding.

Rural Virginia gets a $14 million boost for new broadband

by • 2 years ago

Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $4.9 million in state grants along with $9.2 million in matching funds.

Could facial recognition save Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam?

by • 2 years ago

An expert on the technology says using facial recognition on a decades-old photo is a "long shot at best."

Virginia governor proposes $250 million universal broadband plan

by • 2 years ago

Gov. Ralph Northam wants the entire state to have high-speed internet access within a decade, but his chief broadband adviser is hoping for something quicker.

Virginia creates new chief data officer position

by • 2 years ago

Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation last week creating the new role, which will make Virginia the 19th state with a statewide data officer.

Virginia's smart communities work expected to continue under new governor

by • 3 years ago

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam is expected to continue the initiative, for which the state's work group is now preparing its final report.

Virginia governor-elect will disband technology secretary role

by • 3 years ago

That office's responsibilities will be split between the Department of Administration and the secretary of commerce and trade.

Gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia threaten changes for tech officials

by • 3 years ago

The executive-level technology leaders in the two states could see changes after a political party change in N.J., and an administration change in Virginia.